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International and Global Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
The International and Global Studies program of University of Central Florida offers a degree that combines knowledge in core issues of international and global politics with a focus on regional and national politics.
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Overview

Understanding the political structure and politics that govern a region or how the global political economy works, our students learn about what and how political issues and governance changes and shapes the world. The International and Global Studies program of University of Central Florida requires 36 hours of course work, with required courses in American National Government, Scope and Methods of Political Science, World Political Geography, International Relations Theory and Practice, Principles of Macroeconomics, Comparative Politics, Global Perspectives, and International Relations Theory, plus elective courses from comparative politics and international relations. 

The degree also requires the completion of an approved minor and four semesters of a foreign language. Graduates from the IGS degree program will be prepared to go to pursue careers in the international field in public and private organizations, or continue to graduate school.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations - Theory and Practice
  • American National Government
  • Comparative Politics
  • World Political Geography
  • Global Perspectives
  • International Relations Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the online application
  • Official transcripts, graduation certificates and/or leaving exam results for all international and U.S.  secondary schools (high schools) attended. Refer to our Country Reference Guide for a list of secondary school credentials required by country.
  • Certified literal translation for any documentation submitted in a language other than English, if applicable
  • All official AICE, AP, Cambridge AS/A level scores, CLEP and IB scores, if applicable
  • Official SAT or ACT
  • Submit proof of English proficiency, if required
  • Submit required immigration documentation

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    21016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21016 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21016 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5910 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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